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'Big Relief From the Big Easy' Headed to Cedar Rapids Hospital

'Katrina' Staffers from West Jefferson Medical Center and East Jefferson General Hospital In New Orleans Bringing Aid to St. Luke's Hospital CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Concerned Emergency Department (ED) staffers from two New Orleans hospitals that operated during Hurricane Ka...

HHS Deputy Secretary Recognizes Grand Rapids Leaders for Improving Quality and Value in Health Care

Encourages use of electronic health records to improve patient care GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a meeting today, HHS Deputy Secretary Tevi Troy recognized local providers, consumers, employers, insurers, and other community leaders as a Chartered Value Excha...

Record-Breaking Internet Pharmacy Prosecution Nets Millions for Iowa Law Enforcement

...aring of Over $4 Million in Dubuque , Cedar rapids , and Des Moines Areas CEDAR RAP...rce $1,699,182.03 Cedar rapids DEA Drug Task Force $112,420.03 ... $16,368.88 Cedar rapids Police Department $19,210.23 ...

National Meningitis Association Launches Interactive Online Panel About Meningitis Dangers

...ed Brendan to the hospital, but it was too late. Brendan died only 16 hours after the onset of his first symptoms. Kathy Huddleson of Cedar rapids , Iowa -- Kathy's 20-year-old daughter Elizabeth was a junior at the University of Northern Iowa when she died of meningococcal disease. Kathy ...

New Walmart Program Broadens Access to Affordable Prescriptions in Michigan

...ot program which will offer a 90-day supply of 300 generic prescriptions, each for $10* via free mail delivery. Beginning today, from Detroit to Grand rapids to Alpena, Michiganders across the state will be able to take advantage of this new affordable pharmacy program from Walmart by calling 1-800-2REFILL....

Growth in Long Term Care Costs Outpacing the Rate of Inflation in Most of Michigan, According to Annual Genworth Financial Study

...lly over the past five years, while costs in Grand rapids have increased 6 percent annually during the same ... in both Kalamazoo and Saginaw to $33,600 in Grand rapids for a private room. The comparable cost in Detroi...annually over the past five years. Costs in Grand rapids have increased 4 percent annually over the same pe...

New Medical Transport Chair Adds Superior Versatility For EMS Professionals

...the MegaMover Transport Chair or watch a video that highlights it's key features. About Graham Medical Graham Medical is a subsidiary of Little rapids Corporation of Green Bay, Wis., and is a leading marketer and manufacturer of single-use products for emergency services, physician offices, clinics, ...

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy - A Thriving Michigan Based Healthcare Company

...teran executive team, and provides medication therapy for chronically ill patients across the country. With locations in Flint, Swartz Creek and Grand rapids MI; Chicago; Ft. Lauderdale; and a national distribution center in Cleveland; Diplomat is now the largest, privately held specialty pharmacy in the na...

Schools Receive Grants to Help Kids be Active, Eat Healthy

...ting habits. Grant amount: $11,000. Grand rapids - C.A. Frost Environmental Science Aca...led plastic. Grant amount: $14,290. Grand rapids - Central High School . Teach students h...physical activity programs and implement the Grand rapids YMCA Healthy U program. Grant amount: $14,325. ...

Kresge Foundation Meets Economic Downturn Head on, Awarding a Record $63.6 Million in Grants in Fourth Quarter 2008

...90,000 YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit Detroit $70,000 MINNESOTA St. Joseph's Area Health Services Park rapids $250,000 NEW HAMPSHIRE Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua Nashua $500,000 NEW JERSEY Department o...
Rapids in Biological News

Microfossils challenge prevailing views of the effects of 'Snowball Earth' glaciations on life

...In an accompanying article describing the process of discovering the microfossils, Porter described a highlight of the trip, "when we rode through the rapids and descended into 'Powell's bowels' where the oldest rocks in the Grand Canyon frame the river passage. These rocks formed deep in the Earth approxi...

State fund advances titanium powder research, 9 other Iowa State projects

...assistant professor of aerospace engineering; and Z.J. Wang, a professor of aerospace engineering. They're working with J-TEC Associates Inc. of Cedar rapids to develop the next generation of meters that measure exhaust flows from automobiles. The technology could help auto manufacturers develop engine tech...

Innovative surgery by MSU veterinarian provides new lease on life to dogs

...ry Hospital and Pet Care Center, where he now undergoes intensive physical rehabilitation under the guidance of Kim Selbee. Dan and Sue Falk of Grands rapids are Jake's owners. "We were told originally there was nothing that could be done for the pain Jake was in," Sue Falk said. "But after talking with ...
Rapids in Biological Technology

Collaboration Sparks Creation of New Grand Rapids Laboratory Focused on Women's Health

GVSU, WMSTI, Spectrum Health and MSU College of Human Medicine announce cooperative laboratory agreement GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Regional leaders in health care and education today announced the creation of a state-of-the-art laboratory, to be housed in ...

Wisconsin Rapids firm will challenge student security skills

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Cyber Defense Agency, an information security consulting firm headquartered here with offices in several other states, said it has been chosen to challenge eight student teams in an Illinois security contest. "Cyber attacks are increasing in complexity and sophisticatio...

Wisconsin Rapids to welcome new ethanol plant

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Mayor Mary Jo Carson is thrilled about the prospect of an ethanol plant coming to her city. Located in the geographic center of the state, Wisconsin Rapids has experienced a recent erosion of its job market and tax base, but this new project could be the auspicious dev...

Internet security is big business for Wisconsin Rapids firm

Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. - Sami Saydjari could serve as an inspiration for anyone who has ever dreamed of building a home-based business, but his four-year-old venture is no ordinary consulting company. Saydjari Saydjari has established a $5 million annual business called the Cyber Defense A...

The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative is Named Statewide Reviewer for Life Science Funding Requests Through New Program

...Initiative ( http://www.wmsti.org ) was founded by Grand Valley State University , Van Andel Research Institute, the City of Grand Rapids, Grand rapids Community College , The Right Place, Inc., and health care providers and educators. The Initiative is dedicated to creating an environment that advan...

MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance

...ng the Biotech Tsunami?" Sequenom has established a presence in Michigan with recent acquisitions of the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) in Grand rapids and Ann Arbor-based Sensigen. During the Annual Meeting, MichBio members elected six board directors to three-year terms. Elected to the board w...

MichBio Announces Annual Business Meeting Keynote and Pre-Meeting Workshop

...ourt Hotel in Ann Arbor. Sequenom has established a presence in Michigan with recent acquisitions of the Center for Molecular Medicine (CMM) in Grand rapids and Ann Arbor-based Sensigen. Dr. Harry Stylli has a track record of nearly two decades, demonstrating entrepreneurial leadership in the biotechn...

West Michigan's Newest Medical Device Company Receives Support from the West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative and EDF Ventures

...nitiative (http://www.wmsti.org ) is a partnership among Grand Valley State University, Van Andel Research Institute, the City of Grand Rapids, Grand rapids Community College, The Right Place, Inc., and health care providers and educators. The Initiative is dedicated to creating an environment that advance...

Lambert, Edwards & Associates Named Agency of Record for The West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative

... Andel Research Institute, Grand Valley State University, the city of Grand rapids and Grand rapids Community College, Spectrum Health, Saint Mary's Health Care and Mary Free ...

West Michigan Science & Technology Initiative Seeks Exhibitors for Annual Life Science Showcase

...ute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) in downtown Grand rapids and provides life science companies the opportunit..., Grand Valley State University, the City of Grand rapids and Grand rapids Community College, Spectrum Health, Saint Mary's H...
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